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Bautz Family History

Bautz Name Meaning

South German: nickname from Middle High German butz ‘apple core’, ‘little fellow’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Butz, Bartz, Kautz, Pfautz, Bauer, Blitz, Bauch, Haut, Gatz, Bau

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Where is the Bautz family from?

You can see how Bautz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bautz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bautz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Bautz families living in Wisconsin. This was about 29% of all the recorded Bautz's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Bautz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bautz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bautz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bautz. 22% of Bautz men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Bautz women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bautz were Clerk and Waitress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bautz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bautz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 806 immigration records available for the last name Bautz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bautz. For the veterans among your Bautz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bautz lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bautz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bautz in 1962 was 71, and 91 in 2004.

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